NFC South Notebook: Jackson propels Bucs to win (1 Viewer)

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While the Saints were losing to Miami Thursday night, the rest of the NFC South was coming out ahead. Tampa Bay and Atlanta won their contests thanks to some rookie influence (against Houston and Baltimore, respectively), while Carolina sat everyone in a 19-16 loss to Pittsburgh.

By Kristie Rieken/The Associated Press

HOUSTON -- With three catches this preseason, Dexter Jackson probably isn't the receiver Tampa Bay has been looking for to play opposite Joey Galloway.

That's OK. The speedy rookie is finding other ways to contribute.

Jackson returned a punt 83 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter and the Buccaneers' backups beat Houston's 16-6 on Thursday night in the preseason finale for both teams.

Full Story - NOLA.com
 

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